Careers

Interested applicants for any of the positions listed below should send their resume and cover letter to Gino Jackson (Gino.Jackson@va.gov) with the position title in the subject line. Salary will be consistent with levels in accordance with the Boston VA Medical Center’s policies. Compensation includes full staff benefits, including health insurance and vacation time.

We are actively recruiting for 3 positions:

Biomedical Engineer Position in Multimodal Neuroimaging of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans at VA Boston Healthcare

A biomedical engineering position is immediately available in the Neuroimaging Research for Veterans (NeRVe) Center at VA Boston under the direction of David Salat. The primary responsibilities of the position include support of Center investigators to facilitate various aspects of their research including technical support related to data acquisition, management, processing, and analysis as well as support in the utilization of a range of Center resources including imaging hardware as well as administrative support. The candidate should have a background in biomedical engineering with additional knowledge of computer science and neuroscience/neuroimaging beneficial. The candidate would be expected to work with large datasets and therefore should have strong technical skills including scripting and data management. The individual would work with a large team as well as research participants. Prior programming, image processing, and/or physiological measurement experience would be beneficial. The individual in this position would be expected to learn to use Linux based software for data processing as well as operation of the MRI console and how to use various hardware for physiological measurement and brain imaging. The candidate should therefore be highly motivated to learn new procedures and skills. Interested candidates should contact Gino Jackson (Gino.Jackson@va.gov) with a resume and contact information for two references.


Postdoctoral Position in Multimodal Neuroimaging of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans at VA Boston Healthcare

Job description

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in The Translational Research Center for TBI and Stress Disorders (TRACTS) at VA Boston under the direction of David Salat. The primary responsibilities of the position include projects utilizing data from a large image database for advanced structural and functional brain imaging and connectivity. Individuals with PhD or equivalent in computer science, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, psychology, or related fields are welcome. The candidate should have a background in engineering, computer science, neuroimaging, or a related discipline with some background in neuroscience and/or neuroimaging. The candidate would be expected to work with large datasets and therefore should have strong technical skills including scripting and data management. The individual would work with a large team as well as research participants. Prior programming, image processing using Freesurfer, FSL, AFNI and/or related software, and/or physiological measurement experience would be beneficial. The individual in this position would be expected to learn to use Linux based software for data processing as well as operation of the MRI console and how to use various hardware for physiological measurement and brain imaging. A minimum two year commitment (with opportunity for a longer position) is required, and the position is available beginning immediately. Interested candidates should contact Gino Jackson (Gino.Jackson@va.gov) with a resume and contact information for two references.


Research Assistant Position in Multimodal Neuroimaging of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans at VA Boston Healthcare

Job description

A research assistant position is immediately available in The Translational Research Center for TBI and Stress Disorders (TRACTS) at VA Boston under the direction of David Salat. The primary responsibilities of the position include image data acquisition, processing, and analysis. The candidate should have a background in engineering, computer science, neuroimaging, or a related discipline. The candidate would be expected to work with large datasets and therefore should have strong technical skills including scripting and data management. The individual would work with a large team as well as research participants. Prior programming, image processing, and/or physiological measurement experience would be beneficial. The individual in this position would be expected to learn to use Linux based software for data processing as well as operation of the MRI console and how to use various hardware for physiological measurement and brain imaging. A minimum two year commitment (with opportunity for a longer position) is required, and the position is available beginning immediately. Interested candidates should contact Gino Jackson (Gino.Jackson@va.gov) with a resume and contact information for two references.